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the children of Samuel WATES & Harriel Louisa LEES - Dunedin, Otago

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Samuel WATES was born on 1 June 1849 in Woolwich, Kent, England
- he emigrated to New Zealand in 1870
- he was a Builder and Contractor

he married Harriet Louisa LEES on 8 September 1874 in Oamaru
their children were:

29 June 1875 Alice Maud May Wates
- born in Dunedin
- married Joseph Freebody JENNINGS in 1900
- Alice died in 1901 aged 26
- Joseph remarried in 1904 to Wilhelmina BISSLAM
- Wilhelmina died in 1955 aged 81
- Joseph died in 1965 aged 91

27 October 1876 Percy William Wates
- born in Dunedin
- married Agnes Catherine BOYD in 1900 in Dunedin
- Agnes died in 1951 aged 74
- Percy died in 1952 aged 75

15 March 1878 Daisy Ethel Wates
- born in Port Chalmers, Dunedin
- married William HAY in 1904
- Daisy died in 1952 aged 56

27 May 1879 Rosie Ellen Wates
- born in Dunedin
- married Henry Francis RICHMOND 25 March 1903
- Rosie died in 1941 aged 62
- Henry died in 1968 aged 90

6 April 1881 Amy Gertrude Wates
- Amy died 11 June 1885 aged 4
- she had been living in Mornington Dunedin
- she is buried in Block 142. Plot 21 at Southern Cemetery with her maternal grandfather: William Lowder LEES (1814-1891), her father Samuel WATES (1849-1896) and her sister Lilian Gertrude WATES (1892-1907)

16 June 1882 Grace Wates
- born in Dunedin
- married Alfred Henry HUMPHREYS in 1908
- Grace died in 1945 aged 62
- Alfred died in 1974 aged 92

25 February 1884 Ada Mercy/Mercia Wates
- born in Dunedin
- married Edward BOURNE-WOODHAMS in 1907
- Ada died in ? aged ?

25 August 1886 Edith Charlotte Wates
- born in Dunedin
- married Herbert LUSKIE 21 December 1905
- Herbert died in 1962 aged 79
- Edith died in 1971 aged 85

10 October 1887 Cecil James Wates
- born in Dunedin
- married Caroline Anne ? in ?
- he was a Carpenter in Canowindra, New South Wales, Australia
- served in WWI as Private #2994 with the 55th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement, Australian Imperial Force
- he embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board the HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
- his NEXT OF KIN was his wife Caroline Anne Wates, c/o Mrs H Holder, Kendall Street, Cowra, NSW
- he was Killed in Action on 3 May 1917 aged 29
- he is commemorated at Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France

17 September 1889 Violet Emily Wates
- born in Dunedin
- married ? GILBERT in ?
- Violet died in 1977 aged 87

19 May 1891 Olive Muriel Wates
- born in Dunedin
- married Arthur Edward JOHNS in 1912
- Olive died in 1948 aged 57
- Arthur died in 1961 aged 69

5 July 1892 Lilian Gertrude Wates
- born in Dunedin
- Lilliam died on 5 September 1907 aged 15 at her home, 92 Russell St, Central Dunedin
- she is buried in Block 142. Plot 21 at Southern Cemetery with her maternal grandfather: William Lowder LEES (1814-1891), her father Samuel WATES (1849-1896) and her sister Amy Gertrude WATES (1881-1885)

Samuel Wates died on 30 October 1896 aged 47
- he last lived in North East Valley, Dunedin
- he is buried with his father in law and 2 daughters (see Lilian)

Harriet remarried in 1910 to Marmaduke DORE
- not known what happened to them after that

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on 2010-12-28 00:24:12

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